Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month: Media-Related Articles

May is Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month! Given the recent intense spate of conversations about Orientalism, whitewashing, and white saviorism in pop culture, I thought it would be useful to collect the Continue Reading →

Talking Star Trek at Adler After Dark (Updated)

In honor of Star Trek’s 50th anniversary, this month’s event “Adler After Dark: Boldly Go” on Thursday, September 15th, celebrates all things Star Trek, and I’m pleased to share that I will be on a panel at the event, talking about the cultural legacy of the show. Continue Reading →

(Long Overdue) C2E2 2016 Panel Videos

I finally got around to cutting and uploading the footage from the two C2E2 2016 panels I was able to record: “Fight the Power,” which I moderated with authors Rachel Caine, Arwen Elys Dayton, Michelle Hauck, and Lisa Yee, talking about themes of revolution in science fiction and fantasy; and “With Great Power: Mentoring the Next Generation of Geeks,” where I joined Wesley Sun, Lynne M. Thomas, Ytasha Womack, and Aaron Amendola (moderator) to talk about leadership and encouraging the growth of inclusive, vibrant geek communities and professions. Continue Reading →